Opening arguments begin Tuesday morning in the Brighton Ax Murder Case
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday morning in the Brighton Ax Murder Case. James Krauseneck is accused of killing his wife Cathleen with an ax, inside their home on Del Rio Drive in 1982. Police say he also left their three-year-old daughter in the home.
He was not arrested until November of 2019. Investigators say fresh DNA, and forensic analysis, connected him to the crime.
Krauseneck is now in his 70’s.
Jurors were seated a little over a week ago.